The U.S. Marshals Service said that the online auction would be held on Aug. 22, and that potential bidders must register by Aug. 18. The bitcoin are worth about $1.6 million, according to th... Read More
The agency said in a statement today that the bitcoins being sold are connected to a number of criminal and civil cases that have been pursued by the US government in recent years.
These include bi... Read More
Announced on 30th May, the auction finds E&Y auctioning 24,518 BTC (worth roughly $19m at press time) over a 48-hour period that began at 12:01am AEST today. As previously reported, the bitcoins were ... Read More
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In statements, EY Transactions partner Adam Nikitins said he believes that the auction is likely to attract buyers from North America and Europe, as they were among t... Read More
The US Marshals Service (USMS) has revealed that its fourth and final auction of confiscated Silk Road bitcoins resulted in four winners.
The public announcement adds certainty to the speculation s... Read More
Australia Warns of Fake 'Tax Collectors' Demanding Bitcoin
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) issued a warning about would-be scammers trying to con people out of their cryptocurrency.
Since late last year, scammers have been calling Australians and impe
Bitcoin briefly falls below $8,000 after Google says it will ban cryptocurrency ads
Bitcoin prices briefly fell below $8,000 on Wednesday following news that Google, the world's largest online ad provider, plans to ban cryptocurrency advertising. Facebook, the second largest
Crypto Is a 'Crock'? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing
Despite the overall measured tone among lawmakers at Wednesday's House subcommittee hearing on initial coin offerings, a few members of the panel made inflammatory statements.
Social media users re
UK Crypto Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures Contracts
A British cryptocurrency exchange is planning to enter the bitcoin futures market.
CoinfloorEX, a London-based exchange founded in 2013, announced Wednesday that it would launch bitcoin futures con